Ground Engineering - Level 7 Apprenticeship - London Arup

Our apprenticeships allow you to study for industry-recognised qualifications whilst earning a competitive salary. As an apprentice, you will study with a training provider, such as a university, and combine this experience with real responsibilities in the workplace.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 16 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

  • Working week

    Your study pattern could be day or block release, or via distance learning, depending on the course that you enrol on.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 7 (Master's degree)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • You will be working within a multi-disciplinary office supported by other ground engineering professionals of all levels of experience.
  • There will be opportunity to develop a strong base in ground engineering, problem solve and develop designs, or specialise in areas such as numerical modelling, seismic, risk and resilience, or sustainability.
  • You will focus on geotechnical aspects at all stages of the project lifecycle, including desk studies, ground investigation, analysis & design, carbon management, construction supervision & monitoring, and asset management.  
  • You will have the opportunity to collaborate in multi-disciplinary project teams, working alongside experts in other Arup disciplines. 

The training you will be getting

  • A dedicated mentor will guide you through your personal and professional development. 
  • Level 7 Degree Apprenticeships have a typical duration of 3-6 years, during which you will attain both a professional and academic qualification(Geotechnics - University of Birmingham)to further your career.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Our apprentices are employed on a permanent basis, so you'll continue to progress with Arup once you've completed your course.  


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


Other Bachelor in civil engineering (Grade 2:1) Essential

About the employer

Arup is a global firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical experts. We use our skills to make a positive difference in the world. This is a brilliant opportunity to build a creative career designing and delivering exciting work in infrastructure, building design and specialist technical services.




13 Fitzroy Street



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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Geotechnical engineer (integrated degree)

Level 7 (Master's degree)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 16 May 2024